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2011-08-16 12:25:37

Life-threatening nut allergies viewed as 'frivolous and self-indulgent fad' Parents of nut-allergy sufferers face hostility and scepticism in trying to find safe environments for their children, a new study has found. Researchers found that parents are routinely made to feel by friends and even family that their child's nut allergy is a 'frivolous and self indulgent fad invented and maintained by attention-seeking people.' Children in the study described how they were bullied by classmates...